More than half of Syria's children affected by the country's civil war, UN says

  • by: RYAN LUCAS , Associated Press
  • Updated: March 11, 2014 - 6:19 PM

BEIRUT — The number of Syrian children affected by the civil war in their homeland has doubled in the past year to at least 5.5 million — more than half the country's children — with devastating effects on the health, education and psychological well-being of an entire generation, the United Nations children's agency said Tuesday.

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